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Tara Murphy

Hi! My name is Tara Murphy. I am a self-proclaimed Blogger, foodie, and travel fanatic. Yes, I am one of those people who takes pictures of their food. Why? Because it is delicious, end of story. I created my first blog in January, 2012 before I started my 11-month journey around the world. I am now settled back in Toronto, Canada and am started a little thing called REAL LIFE. What even is real life? Who knows. All I know is I love life and I love writing. So I write about life, all aspects of it. The good and the bad.
Tara Murphy has written 43 posts for Your New You

Hanging out with A-listers. Just another Sunday.

My night last night was crazy. To some, just another event. To others, the most exciting night of their life. For me, crazy. I decided at first, to write this down so I would never forget it. Then I decided to share it with you guys – outlining the top stories of my night. Two … Continue reading

“You’re Crazy”

For the past few years, at least twice a week I’ve heard people tell me “You’re Crazy”. I don’t think they mean literally, bat-shit, bite peoples arms off kind of crazy, but the kind that is just UNORTHODOX. When I talk spending 2012 abroad, or backpacking Thailand, or not working an entry level 9-5, people … Continue reading

The Best of Bali

All things Bali! Recently, I had a friend ask me about the cities I visited during my stay in Bali. I made her this description with tips for each of the places I went! I figured I may as well share it with the rest of the world, JUST in case you plan to make … Continue reading

Nutribullet Challenge; Day 1

After a week of beef stroganoff, perogies, tacos, pizza etc etc Kenny and I decided to get back into fit club. Working out means nothing if you aren’t eating properly. If I’ve learned anything over the past few years I’ve learned “You Are What You Eat”. To assist our new health kick we purchased the Nutribullet. … Continue reading

Stay Motivated, be a Do-er!

Here’s the thing, friends. It’s really easy in todays world to get distracted. With all the tweets, bleeps, posts, likes, blogs, trends; its hard to stay focused. Truth is, we are all guilty of these distractions. Even reading my post right now may be a distraction. HOWEVER I am here to inspire you. I woke … Continue reading

Challenge Yourself

My personal blog has become somewhat scarce this past few months. I have been doing a lot of design and real estate blogging for clients… (my design website is here by the way), so my own page has taken a hit as a result. However, I am still here – living, breathing, happy. This year has been a … Continue reading

Kale is the new Spinach.

I have lived in Toronto for a long time now, but just discovered Gusto 101. An awesome restaurant downtown at King and Portland. I tried their “Kavolo Nero” salad, and fell in love. The moral of the story is …. I recreated this delish Kale salad at home (with some modifications of course), instagrammed a … Continue reading

Tuesday Ten!: Ten of the best tv shows in 2013.

Between my multiple jobs, my last semester of University, my blog, and trying to maintain a social life – I occasionally get to watch TV. These shows are some of my favourites right now, check them out when you can find 60 minutes of downtime.  1. Scandal: if you haven’t seen it, watch it NOW. … Continue reading

Personal productivity. Try it, I dare you!

I don’t know about you, but this winter weather at the end of March has put me in an extremely depressing state. I have been feeling frustrated, emotional, and have just had an overall negative feeling. I tried hibernating… I tried repeating positive thoughts over and over and over again. I tried sleeping it off, … Continue reading

Southeast Asia Travel Tips

To anyone who ever backpacks Asia I have a few very important tips that you would never realize until you get here. 1.BUG SPRAY… a must. There are bugs here I never knew existed and they get cha. Be especially careful though, your bug spray needs to at least 30 deet. The bugs in SE … Continue reading

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